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In 2017 – Unique Soviet futuristic filmstrip made in 1960

In 2017 - Unique Soviet futuristic filmstrip made in 1960

In 2017 – Unique Soviet futuristic filmstrip made in 1960

In 2017 – Unique Soviet futuristic filmstrip made in 1960
First of all, it is really interesting what future people dreamed 57 years ago, and in particular, how they saw us in 2017. People dreamed. And thanks to the artist L. Smekhov, authors of the film V. Strukov and V. Shevchenko the studio “Filmstrip” in 1960 released the fantastic slideshow with subtitles “In 2017”. So, we can now check how true were people’s dreams. Its authors tried to explain to Soviet children in an understandable manner what the world will be like in 57 years. Besides, the year of 2017 is not by accident, it is a Centenary of the Great October Revolution which took place in 1917.
According to the fantasy of the creators of the filmstrip, in 2017, robots, video communication, atomic trains and space travel are in full use. The story tells of one of the days of a Soviet schoolchild who goes to an underground city in Antarctica – Uglegrad. Under a thick layer of ice, life is “boiling”, and Soviet workers extract fuel under the rays of the quartz sun.

The statement about the great desire of people to look into the future. In 2017 - Unique Soviet futuristic filmstrip made in 1960

Slide #2. In subtitles – The statement about the great desire of people to look into the future. “In 2017” – Unique Soviet futuristic filmstrip made in 1960

The story begins with a school bench, where students observe with their own eyes how great their country, the USSR is. After watching the film, the students go home to prepare for an excursion to Antarctica. The protagonist of the filmstrip wakes up using a robot-alarm clock, and the cooking machine prepares for him a breakfast on the mother’s recipe.

In the present year of 2017, many people use smart alarms and various electronic kitchen appliances that can be programmed so that the porridge is ready in the morning. Probably, the creators of the filmstrip in 1960 suspected something …

And here’s the TV set – a fictional prototype of modern Skype, Facetime and other video communication services.

The flying weather control station in the filmstrip is very cumbersome. But in the present 2017 the dispersal of the clouds is not a fantasy at all.

In 2017 – Unique Soviet futuristic filmstrip made in 1960

In 2017 – Unique Soviet futuristic filmstrip made in 1960